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will probably be in virginia one week from today. ken cuccinelli versus terry mcauliffe. even people who have voted republican forever say they are not going to vote for ken cuccinelli. who knows, miracles do happen in politics, but ken cuccinelli appears to need one. e.w. jackson trails by more than ken cuccenlli does. so the governor's race looks like a democratic blowout. that means the most hotly contested election might be the attorney general's race in virginia. in that attorney general race, it's republican state senator mark obenshane who's running against democratic state senator mark herring. and right now, they appear to be very close. the senate democrats lead 49-46. which means the race is pretty close to predict with any confidence. and that has caused republicans to see mark obenshane -- now mark obenshane, if he is elected will be famous for that. the last thing he is famous for, though, was what he did in 2009 as a virginia state senator. he introduced a bill that year which said if a woman in virginia has a miscarriage without a doctor present, she must report that miscarria
cuccinelli and chris christie has a wide lead over barbara buono. but virginia, new jersey say a lot of the ballots for the heart of the republican party. the clintons are really making virginia their territory. >> exactexactly. >> but it's going to show the difference between chris christie taking over a blue state and here we go with mcauliffe where ken cuccinelli could have run away with this race. >> this is like the bonapartes making maximillan emperor of mexico. this is a reach by the clintons. they take a guy, a good guy, mcauliffe, and put him into virginia. it's an extraordinary success. he's a very likeable guy but the clintons will get a lot of credit for this. this is the first big pin on the map. we've got virginia next time. >> do you think this is the tale of where the republican party is going and chris christie will become the national story? >> i have a dog in this race. i want the republican party to return to its roots. it will always have a very hard right part to it but i think it's got to rebuild its center. i think with christie they have a good shot at rebuil
for mcauliffe. that's from ken cuccinelli. this hail mary as it described by our first read team is essentially to try to tie up what's happening with the health care website and some of the issues that's plaguing the administration in getting it off the ground with the race in virginia. >> absolutely. obama care continues to be dominant force right now in the race. both mcauliffe is running on it and supported it. you see on the right cuccinelli has already made it an issue saying vote for me if you don't like obama care. even obama has -- his team has said if mcauliffe does win, saying there's a referendum on obama care and people do like this law once going forward. >> the first read team going back to -- people should check it out, both thoughts on this. you're saying that the races, particularly new jersey and virginia, it's about minding the middle and the base, which is what your headline was, mark. >> tamron, the point we were trying to make, the sign of a really healthy party, when your candidate tries to appeal to the middle that the base is not being alienated. we're s
point lead over his opponent ken cuccinelli. mark, you're the first read team, wrote about the race and position it what we're watching take place in new jersey as well. >> two things going on. on the one hand in the republican party, you have what is seen -- kind of playing out in virginia where republicans say we need to be a conservative party first and foremost. in new jersey, where chris christie is running for re-election, you end up having a different argument where chris christie who is conservative, is saying we need to win races first and foremost. almost electability versus ideology argument playing out. chris christie appears to be cruising towards re-election and ken cuccinelli is trailing mccalliffe. >> as exploring this as the 2016 proxy fight between clinton and christie. >> one of the reasons it's a proxy fight, a lot of people working on the terry mccalliffe campaign, there are folks who wouldn't play a big role in the hillary clinton for president campaign, on the other hand chris christie doing well in the exit polls with different demographic groups, what george
, at chris christie and ken cuccinelli is that friction, the difference between the tea party versus the establishment. and i want to play for you what conservative leader ralph reed says he thinks the republican party needs to do moving forward. >> you've got to say what you're for and not just what you're against. >> amen. >> it's not enough to be against obama care, what's your plan. secondly, you have to win some candidates who are effective messengers who can win people who even don't always agree with you on every issue. >> so how does the republican party move forward from here? what will you be looking for? what will poll numbers tell us? >> what i like is the republican establishment and republican elites kind of looking at the republican party and saying what ought to happen. but the fact is the voters -- the primary voters, the base voters of the republican party are the drivers of this. and they're the ones who give us these candidates that are elected in general elections. chris christie probably can't be nominated in the republican party -- >> you're talking probably an
the governors race in virginia. it is on. and the candidates terry mcauliffe and ken cuccinelli are looking to take tuesday's election with a star power. the democrats will campaign with joe biden. the republican candidate will head out with marco rubio. democrats tried to link cuccinelli with the recent government shutdown. polls show mcauliffe a long time clinton insider is ahead in the polls. we'll keep watching throughout the day. >>> he is the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks but take a close look at this. he'll never likely see the light of day again but we are getting a look at his cell at guantanamo bay. khalid sheikh mohammed has air conditioning and an arrow that points him towards mecca so he can pray. in the courtroom he is equipped with computer screens and translation service. still his military team complains the military justice system is unfair. the 9/11 trial will not officially begin for another year. >>> one lawmakers in washington issuing a threat to the white house. give us the answers on benghazi or else. south carolina senator lindsey graham reiterated his pledge to bl
will appear at rallies for ken cuccinelli. the last minute campaigning comes ahead of tomorrow's election. campaignedbama yesterday in support of terry mcauliffe campaign. today, he is at the white house and weighed in on the nondiscrimination act. in a blog post, he writes that in 2013, in many states, a person can be fired simply for being with the and or gay. it is wrong and it needs to stop. america,ited states of who you are and who you love should never be a fire-able offense. legislatione the would help the economy and jobs sector. it would end the don't ask, don't tell policy. this is being taken up today. watch live senate coverage at 2:00 eastern time. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. author and astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson on america's call for engineers. >> as nasa goes, so too does that of america. then you doealthy, not need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do. papers.l see it on the there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice where there is liquid that has been frozen for billions of years. we will dig
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